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Lawton OK - Labor Day

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Posted by Thom Bolin on September 11, 2001 15:19:07 UTC

Traveled to Lawton OK this weekend, hometown of my younger brother. While the family was there we saw 2 -6 and 1 -7 iridium flare, if you are not watching these you are surely missing out. The location, time and intensity can be found on heavens-above.com.

I showed my little brother a few of the stars that I enjoy looking at, albiero, double-double in Lyra to name a couple, but then we set out to locate and find the keystone in Hercules and we did it.
Took me quite a while even after he attempted to direct me there, I was looking at the leg section not the torso. The moon was full so it wasn't very bright and had a crescent shape, not sure if this is the way it always looks or if the moon had something to with it, if you know I would appreciate the help.

Thanks
Thom

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